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Should there have been a 10th?

Public schools have a long tradition of being named after historical figures, some lesser known. Learn about nine schools named for incredible Jewish women — and one...

Wes Anderson meets Agatha Christie in ‘Knives Out’

If Denver film festival’s opening night movie is anything to go by, area cinephiles are in for plenty of treats during the next 10 days. “Knives Out” is a Wes...

The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council (Wikimedia)

Perverse: Slave state sits on UN’s Human Rights Council

It appears there’s always a new low to be achieved by the UN. One may have thought that slavery would be a red line for the international organization. But apparently...

The Jewish Cookbook tested: Black-Eyed Pea Stew

The cold weather came just in time. For about a month now — since Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook landed on my desk — I’d been planning on trying a new recipe...

Elections belie Israel’s ‘apartheid’ state

Anti-Israel — excuse me, pro-Palestinian — activists may find themselves in a bind following yesterday’s elections in Israel. One of the anti-Israel movement’s...

Your Rosh Hashana greeting in the IJN

Wish your friends and family a Happy New Year, with your own personal message in the IJN’s special Rosh Hashanah edition published September 18, 2019 before the...

Another Holocaust T-shirt

Here’s a suggestion: Stay away from printing shirt with slogans or images that are Holocaust related. Here’s the story from JNS: “Amazon in the United Kingdom has...

‘My enemy’s enemy is my friend’

There’s an adage often cited when it comes to defending the policy of realpolitik: “My enemy’s enemy is my friend.” Okay, not perhaps a lifelong friend, but, as...

How the world’s happiest people can also be refugees

Bhutan, a small kingdom in Central Asia, claims it has the world’s happiest people. In fact its king has gone so far as to define a Gross National Happiness Index, by...

Cultural appropriation

Talk about cultural appropriation. We’re sure you’ve heard this one before: “Jesus was a Palestinian.” Never mind that a Palestinian national identity didn’t...